HP Inc. Unveils New Chromebook Designed for Education

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LONDON, Jan. 20, 2016  HP Inc. today announced the HP Chromebook 11 G4 EducationEdition (EE)  a durable, lightweight Chromebook™ designed to meet the needs ofstudents and educators.
“The popularity of Chromebooks in the classroom offers a simple, secure, and manageable solution to enable technology-based learning,” said Gus Schmedlen, vice president of Worldwide Education, HP. “With the HP Chromebook 11 G4 Education Edition (EE), we are bringing innovation, design and HP’s legendary quality to students and teachers in adurable device built to survive the rigorous school environment while enabling students to achieve more both in and out of the classroom.”
Built for Students
Because students can be some of the most demanding users when it comes totechnology, HP designed the HP Chromebook 11 G4 EE with their environment in mind. At20 mm thin and just 2.7 pounds, the fanless HP Chromebook 11 G4 EE is the thinnestrugged Chromebook for Education1 designed to pass MIL-STD testing. With ruggedconstruction accents like co-molded rubber edges, the device passes HP’s 70 cm droptest to help protect it from occasional bumps with lockers and drops from desks2.The spill-resistant keyboard helps keep the Chromebook safe from water-relatedaccidents  and includes smart features like a 180-degree hinge that allows theChromebook to lay flat for easy collaboration, as well as an optional IPS panel thatprovides wide viewing angles, perfect for students working together on a project. And forthose Google Hangouts study groups, built-in noise suppression technology makes everything sound great.
Inside, students will find an Intel® Celeron® processor for fast access to their applications and up to 9.5 hours of battery life to get through even the longest school day. Optional 3G/4G WWAN5 connectivity helps ensure students can connect to there sources they need inside and outside of the classroom.
Built for Educators
The HP Chromebook 11 G4 EE is also easy to deploy and manage, thanks to the optional Chrome Management Console. Teachers and administrators can manage policies, app sand OS updates across a fleet of thousands of Chromebooks, all from a web-based admin console. In addition to device management, HP offers configurable color options (black and electric green) so administrators can quickly identify and distribute the HP Chromebook 11 G4 EE by grade, class or charging cart.
Pricing and Availability
The HP Chromebook 11 G4 EE is expected to be available in the United States in January 2016 starting at $199.
About HP Inc.
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